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Chamber and OCC Submit Budget Recommendations to Government

February 17, 2017 Cornwall – Today, the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and chambers across Ontario, formally released the 2017 pre-budget submission containing recommendations to the Ontario legislature for its spring 2017 legislative session. This Chamber Network’s submission outlines four key budget priorities and 13 […]



Chamber Warns of DirectPages411 Scam

Chamber Warns of DirectPages411 Scam Cornwall – Area businesses may be targeted for the latest version of telephone book advertising. This according to Chamber Executive Manager, Lezlie Strasser. “A targeted business will receive what appears to be an invoice from DirectPages411,” reports Strasser. “It leads businesses to believe they are paying for a business directory […]



2017 Pub Nites

We will kick off our 2017 season of Pub Nites at Eight Zero Zero on January 31st. We hope you will join us in this relaxed social atmosphere and enjoy a friendly encounter with your professional colleagues. Grab your business cards and put your networking hat on because this is one meet-up not to be […]



Awards Banquet Chamber’s Most Distinguished Affair  

November 25, 2016 – On February 25, 2017, the Cornwall Chamber will celebrate business with an important event. Excellence is a key to Cornwall’s economic growth and prosperity and the City abounds with both firms and individuals who are the engines of that success and who support the community in many ways. The Chamber of […]



Business Meet & Greet

A Very Special Meet and Greet Invitation Here’s a unique opportunity to get to know your business neighbours on Thursday October 20th. The Akwesasne and Cornwall Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Brass Horse  for a Business Meet and Greet reception followed by a visit to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. No need to drive, […]



Bridges To Better Business

This jam-packed, half-day event features dynamic workshops geared to small businesses. After the series of workshops, delegates will be treated to a luncheon and guest speaker Hannah Gzik from BizXcel on “Awesome People Build Awesome Companies”. The Details October 19th at the NAV CENTRE Starting at 8:30am $40.00 per person +HST Register Now The Agenda 8:30 […]



President’s Message  

Hello everyone. My August message focused, in part on the small business roundtable that the Chamber hosted in late June. We followed the Roundtable discussion with an on-line survey emailed to our members. The results will be added to the report we will be submitting to the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. However, in reviewing the […]



Chamber Offers Business Ideas to Combat CRA Scammers

The Cornwall Chamber recently issued a media article about scam artists contacting consumers and claiming they owed money to the Canada Revenue Agency. In the article, the Chamber offered a number of tips should anyone be contacted. Here is another article, this one geared towards Cornwall’s business community that may have concerns about scams aimed […]



Positive Growth Outlook for Ontario

With growth of 2.8% this year, Ontario is among the few provinces expected to see economic growth much stronger than the national average. That’s according to the Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook: Spring 2016. “Unlike other provinces more dependent on natural resources, Ontario is benefitting from favourable terms of trade that improve the competitiveness […]



Lobbying by Chambers Pays Off

Our members have no doubt heard that the federal government plans to go forward with the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement. As a result, the province will shelve its plan for the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The Cornwall Chamber, along with its provincial counterparts and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce has made the concerns […]



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